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Dec 13, 2012 12:00pm PST
is very important t is also about asian voters. it is about a multiethnic america. i don't know if you read, the census reported today, we are fast becoming a minority/majority country and i think that's really important to keep in mind. >> hopeful that space is already being create forward more honest conversation and helping to push that forward. thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you so much for having me. >>> up next from imgrigs jobs to the fiscal cliff, would congress actually get more done if we took away the cameras? what do you say, jimmy? that from a man who has never met a camera he didn't like. we love you. here next. wooohooo....hahaahahaha! oh...there you go. wooohooo....hahaahahaha! i'm gonna stand up to her! no you're not. i know. you know ronny folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than a witch in a broom factory. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 11:00pm PST
sort of his takeoff platform. he's apologizing but i'll be a robust patriot. i'll defend america against anything foe or friend because i'm a real american. and this guy because he recognizes we live in a world of other countries that are decent countries. they're not all the enemy out there. this right wing attitude it's just us or just us and israel against all these evil third world people and they're just crazy about that. it's so dangerous. >> to finish this point for one second. the thing is -- and this is what ornstein was saying too. that his campaign was based on a lot of major big sweeping lies. now, you can look at obama and point out that he made a mistake, misrepresented obama's policy in this way and that way. but that the overall case was not based on a series of falsehoods against mitt romney. while that was true on the republican side. that's the asymmetry. they point out the media has a hard time saying that. it's easy to say everyone lies on both sides. but not all lies are created equal or have equal impact. >> yeah. there's this false equivalence we're trying
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 11:00am PST
this problem. >> don't even think about raising medicare age. we are not throwing america's seniors over the cliff to give a tax cut for the wealthiest people in america. >> the president is not going to stop spending. he is proposed -- >> senator -- >> more spending. so it's hard to work with someone who i think is intentionally trying to take us over this cliff. >> he is prepared to negotiate but it is not a tenable position to say that the tax cuts for the wealthy should be made permanent. it is not gonna happen. >> as for future talks between the president and house speaker bain per, so far, none are planned and all of this comes as our new nbc news/wall street journal poll shows 70% of democrats and 59% of republicans want their party's leaders to come to an agreement, even if it means not sticking to long-held position on taxes and entitlements. joining me now, democratic congresswoman gwen moore of wisconsin, a member of the house budget committee. thanks for joining me. >> thanks for having me, tam rochblt. >> we got word from aides, speaker boehner, going to ohio tomorrow, wheth
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 3:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
-- the top 2% of earners in america are not going to have their tax cuts extended. >> the two sides have been swapping proposals this week but insiders say they didn't view the last white house plan as a serious counteroffer so they resent their original proposal to the president. the problem isn't just there's a big gulf between the two sides, they don't understand how to negotiate with each other. you'd think they might have figured out how to communicate. that hasn't happened. correctly fearing the republicans were insulted by that offer, the phone call the president had with boehner on tuesday night was an attempt to save the talks and assure boehner that the white house wasn't trying to be insulting with their offer and it was a tense conversation. so when it comes to the sticking point, the president has a big edge on this as far as the public is concerned, particularly on taxes and in our poll 76% said they'd be willing to accept higher rates on the wealthy, including 61% of republicans and it was tax rates. that's what we asked in our question, folks. perhaps trying to be sure they do
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 9:00am PST
managing editor rona. with christmas less than two weeks away it's seeming more likely that america will see santa claus before it sees a deal on the fiscal cliff. the house majority and minority leaders issued a clear message today and yesterday don't book your plane tickets. >> we don't know if we would be home for the rest of hanukkah or christmas. let's really get real about this if we're going to have a solution, and let's stay here and sit at that table. >> we've said we're committed to staying here. we're going to stay here right up until christmas eve throughout the time and period before the new year. >> there are no talks scheduled today between the president and house speaker boehner. meanwhile, fed chairman ben bernanke, the man who coined the term fiscal cliff, urgently warned that just approaching the edge is causing damage. >> why is it that consumer confidence dropped so sharply this week? why is it that small business confidence dropped so sharply? why are the markets volatile, even though we're not yet even reached the point of the fiscal cliff potentially kicking
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 1:00pm PST
it the way america said they want it to be done. they've been well-educated. not that other well educated people have not been subjected to vicious recriminations, but there's a resonant theme here about highly intelligent black people and some unconscious refusal to acknowledge their legitimacy. i mean, the questioning of especially president obama's intelligence and susan rice's intelligence resonates very powerfully here and as jonathan halter did, i could give you history after history after history of the cases in which african-american people of prominence have been questioned, brought to the bar of public concern as to the legitimacy of their intelligence and yet all along proving they are more than superior to those who oppose them. >> wasn't the problem here additionally made more difficult after david petraeus went before the committee and said, terrorism was involved and appeared to contradict what susan rice had said, and at that point her position became more difficult, didn't it? >> and unten beableuntenable. >> it was difficult all along. and there was a good chance all alo
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 3:00pm PST
? so let's get at it, america. the best country in the world, i'm in. that's "hardball" for now. k "politics nation" with al sharpton starts right now. >> thanks, chris, and thanks for tuning in. i am live tonight in atlanta. tonight's lead, breaking news. our ambassador to the u.n., susan rer susan reiss has withdrawn her name as the next secretary of state. it comes after weeks' long witch hunt from top republicans over statements rice made following the attacks in benghazi, libya. it shows after the tragedy saying the attacks began as protests. that were then hijacked by extremists. that's what the cia believed and told her in a briefing given to her that very day. yet, john mccain and others launched a campaign to smear her and block her for moving to the state department. president obama defended rice on numerous occasions, but accepted her decision today with regrelt. just a short time ago, she explained her decision to nbc's brian williams. >> today, i made the decision that it was the best thing for our country, for the american people, that i not be considered for nominati
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
by basically manipulating the political environment in america. they don't give a damn about workers. they want union dues to go away so the infrastructure just dries up. if labor is taken way from the democrats, barack obama might not be in the white house. you can just ask karl rove. >> they lost 612,000 union members in 2010 alone. now think about it. every one of the 612,000 people had union dues going into the political coffers of their union to spend on politics. so yeah, you keep having couple 100,000 people each year, if a half million people leave the labor movement every year, and pretty soon you start having a crimp in the political budgets of these unions, it has a direct effect on the presidential. >> let's crimp the political budgets throughout, and the way we can do that is pass a right-to-work law that will tell union members that they real hi don't have to pay dues. that way they're not going to pay them, and that way it's going to reduce their resources even more. it's going to shake the foundations of the democrats even more. the koch brothers aring why is is making all the p
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 8:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 8:00am PST
at a time when we're expecting small businesses to be the engine of job creation in america. ernst & young has made it clear, if we were to do what the president is asking for, 700,000 jobs would be at risk. it's as simple as that. >> we've been hearing, since late in the summer, past several years, health care, a myriad. why is it every christmas season, why is it every single year, no matter what year? >> well, we really shouldn't be. i argued, going back to spring, that this issue had to be dealt with. that's why in may, the house moved a bill to replace the sequester with other cuts in mandatory spending. that's why in july, the house passed a bill to extend all of the current tax rates. i've been pushing all year for us to address this problem. but here we are, at the 11th hour, and the president still isn't serious about dealing with this issue right here. it's this issue. spending. you go back, talk about polling, most americans would agree that spending is a much bigger problem than raising taxes. he want us to deal with this in a responsible way. >> again, with congress, it's wher
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 7:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 2:00pm PST
a second term cabinet that is both powerful and that looks like america. there's not going to be -- so i wouldn't be surprised if you see some of the prominent women candidates that were already being talked about for defense, including michele flournoy -- >> i agree completely. >> -- being considered for defense and seeing that glass ceiling broken. >> go ahead, andrea. >> she was on my show yesterday and she said she wasn't being vetted. so maybe -- i don't know what to make of that. >> you're a student of politics as well as we are. here is the question, doesn't he need a balanced ticket at the top? defense, state, treasury, and ag. we have one african-american as attorney general. doesn't he have to have a woman in the big four? don't you think? >> absolutely. janet napolitano for ag, but maybe there is a woman for treasury secretary. >> look, brainard is well respected in the international -- been involved in the european debt crisis. i think she could be somebody you see sort of re-emerge as a potential leading candidate. >> i think looking like america is a big deal these days, a
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 2:00am PST
days left until america goes off that fiscal cliff, tensions are rising. house speaker john boehner is warning his fellow republicans not to make any christmas plans and tea party conservatives are in no mood to negotiate on tax hikes. >> i tell them come to me after you've gotten rid of all the spending. come to me when you get rid of the $3 million you spent last year to watch monkeys on methamphetamine. come to me after you pay for the money you spent on watching a robotic squirrel. >> tracie potts is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. no movement to report in the fiscal cliff. we can tell that you across the country mayors and governors are becoming increasingly concerned about the impact back home. there's growing angst on capitol hill over the fiscal cliff. >> figure it out. >> it's really time to get serious. >> reporter: mayors are getting nervous. >> congress needs to act immediately. >> reporter: and the public is worried. in our new nbc/"wall street journal" poll, 70% of democrats and 59% of republicans urge compromise. the country is evenly split over wheth
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
eligible voter in america and enable their registration to move when they do rather than the current system in which voters must navigate complicated and often changing voter registration rules. we cannot only improve the integrity of elections, but we can save precious taxpayer resources. >> u.s. attorney general eric holder last night proposing an actual idea for actual modest nonpartisan good government federal election reform. and that speech last night, the attorney general also talked about making redistricting more fair and making it easier for members of the armed services to vote, and making sure polling places have enough voting machines. basic stuff, but a national agenda to make our elections fair and boring, as they should be. the elections themselves are an exciting contest, but the way the elections are run should be a nonissue. president obama on election night made his "we have to fix that" comment about the long lines to vote. while eric holder's speech last night was the first high profile step forward from that point toward actually making something happen. [ male announ
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
nighalism that they don't care about the cred imrating of the united states of america. we already knew that. the other difference that is going to hurt them, we are seeing it in the bloomberg news poll and the views. this should be a compromise time and obama should get the tax hike on the upper 2%. people talk about a teachable moment. this is a teachable month. this is taking a long time. it hurts republicans because people are seeing the entrance yents and seeing who is in the way of recovery. >> there is a new theory about the pace of things. chris van hollen thinks it has something to do with speaker boehner's future. >> i am getting increasingly concerned that one of the reasons the speaker is deciding to, i think, spring out these discussions is that he wants to wait until january 3rd, when the election for speaker takes place. >> krystal, that's the kind of thing i wish i thought of. i've been seeing this thing as being a january 3rd or 4th reality point for negotiations. i wish i would have caught that point. that's a good point. >> here is something that you did think of when you
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 10:00am PST
this is -- the american people realize that we are better than this. we're better than the america that we have right now, and the people are going to lead the leaders in this case. >> one of those social issues that's been so difficult to resolve. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> really good to see you. >> up next, rock center's meredith vieira introducing us to a rock star author who is captivating children all over the world. ♪ any tree on this lot is on me. i'm the messenger, by the way. what's your name? joanne. with the hundreds that i save with progressive on my car insurance, this tree is on me. no way. way. this tree is on me. really?! yes. aah! let me just trim it up a little bit for you. [ buzzing ] thank you. saving's greetings. you guys are gonna get this tree right here? are you sure that's the one? i'll tie it to the roof for you. make savings a new holiday tradition. ♪ [ male announcer ] you've reached the age where you don't back down from a challenge. this is the age of knowing how to make things happen. so, why let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor abou
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